Dorset & Wilts 3 North

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Dorset & Wilts 3 North
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Sport Rugby Union
Instituted 2005; 10 years ago (2005) (formerly known as Dorset & Wilts 3)
Number of teams 12
Country  England
Website [1]

Dorset & Wilts 3 North is an English Rugby Union league, forming part of the South West Division, for clubs based in northern Dorset. From this league teams can be promoted to Dorset & Wilts 2 North. Promoted teams tend to move up to Dorset & Wilts 2 North while relegated teams fall to Dorset & Wilts 4. In previous years Dorset & Wilts 3 had been one division with teams from Berkshire included as well as being spilt into three regional divisions - North, West and South - with Dorset & Wilts 3 West folding back in 2009, leaving just the two divisions.

Participating Clubs 2012-13[edit]

  • Bradford-on-Avon II
  • Calne II
  • Colerne
  • Devizes III
  • Melksham III
  • Minety II
  • Pewsey Vale II
  • Supermarine III
  • Swindon III
  • Swindon College Old Boys III
  • Trowbridge III
  • Warminster II

Participating Clubs 2011-12[edit]

  • Calne II RFC
  • Colerne RFC
  • Combe Down II RFC
  • Devizes III RFC
  • Melksham III RFC
  • Midsomer Norton IV RFC
  • Mintey II RFC
  • Pewsey Vale II RFC
  • Supermarine II RFC
  • Swindon College Old Boys III RFC
  • Trowbridge III RFC
  • Warminster II RFC

Dorset & Wilts 3 North Honours[edit]

Dorset & Wilts 3 North Honours
Season No of Teams Champions Runners–up Relegated Teams League Name
1998-99[1] 7 Bradford-on-Avon Berkshire Shire Hall No relegation Berks/Dorset/Wilts 3
1999-00[2] 6 Hungerford Warminster (along with 5 others)[n 1] No relegation Berks/Dorset/Wilts 3
2005-06[3] 11 Fairford Sutton Benger No relegation Dorset & Wilts 3 North
2006-07[4] 10 Swindon College Old Boys II Malmesbury No relegation Dorset & Wilts 3 North
2007-08[5] 9 Calne II Royal Wootton Bassett III No relegation Dorset & Wilts 3 North
2008-09[6] 7 Minety II Swindon College Old Boys II No relegation Dorset & Wilts 3 North
2009-10[7] 12[n 2] Corsham III Marlborough II No relegation Dorset & Wilts 3 North
2010-11[8] 11 Swindon III Westbury II No relegation Dorset & Wilts 3 North
2011-12[9] 12 Combe Down II Supermarine II No relegation Dorset & Wilts 3 North
2012-13[10] 12 Colerne Trowbridge III[n 3] No relegation Dorset & Wilts 3 North
2013-14[11] 12 Trowbridge III Bradford-on-Avon II No relegation Dorset & Wilts 3 North
Green backgrounds are promotion places.
  1. ^ This would be the last season of Berks/Dorset/Wilts 3. Teams would all be promoted into a new regional league for the next season - joining either Dorset & Wilts 2 North or Dorset & Wilts 2 South depending on geographical location. A level 3 tier regional division would be reinstated in 2005-06.
  2. ^ Division expanded due to folding of Dorset & Wilts 3 West.
  3. ^ Not promoted as Trowbridge 2nd team in division above.

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